Which units use the 500/600 Series Particle Filter?
The 500/600 Series Particle Filter is designed to fit the 501, 503, 510, 550E, 555EB, 601, 603, and 650E.
How often should I change the filter in my Blueair unit?
The filter should be changed every six months, or 188 days, to keep your Blueair unit working at its highest efficiency. In ECO10 units, the filter should be changed once a year.
How do I know when I need to change the filter in my manual unit?
Your magnetic filter timer will keep track of when your filter needs to be changed; its LED light will flash to notify you every six months or 188 days.
How do I know when I need to change the filter in my electronic unit?
The filter timer built into your electronic unit will flash an LED light to indicate when it needs to be changed.
How do I reset the filter replacement indicator for my manual unit?
To reset the magnetic filter timer, press and hold the “RESET” button for 10 second. The filter change indicator light will turn off and the counter will begin its countdown to the next filter change(188 days). To temporarily stop the filter indicator light for five days, press the “SNOOZE” button.
How do I reset the filter timer on my Electronic unit?
To reset the filter replacement indicator on an ‘E’ series unit, press and hold the “TIMER” button for 5 seconds. The filter change indicator light will turn off and the counter will begin its countdown to the next filter change(188 days).
Can Blueair purifiers trap airborne bacteria?
Yes, absolutely. Our filters use patented HEPASilent® technology to trap 99.97% of airborne bacteria particles down to .01 micron. The combination of mechanical and active electrostatic filtration provides an exceptionally high level of protection against airborne bacteria and ensures bacteria particles are never released back into the air. Learn more ›
How many filters do I need?
Blueair 500 and 600 Series units require three filters total. Each 500/600 Series Filter set includes the three required filters. All three filters are the same and therefore interchangeable.
How do I change my filter?
To change the filter on a 600 series unit, remove the top of the unit to reveal the filters. Remove the top filter and then slide out the additional filters on each side. When inserting the new filters, follow the labels on the filter packaging to assure they are facing the correct way. Don’t worry about which filter is placed where, they’re all the same.
Why does my new filter look different than my old one?
You might notice one side of your new filter is black, this is because we’ve added a sheet of activated carbon to make the unit more visually appealing and increase it’s odor and gas removal.